Security and Counterterrorism


This research area encompasses studies of all efforts to prevent, detect, and counter the threats posed by terrorists and violent extremists, ranging from the hardening of targets, surveillance, technological innovations, and the investigation of terrorist financing, to developments in policy, law, and international relations.

Related PUBLICATIONS about Security and Counterterrorism

Domestic Jihadist Threat to Australia and Canada 2000-2020: An Overview

Forensic Psychiatry and the Extremist: A Review of the Recent Violence Risk Assessment Tools for Offenders Convicted of Terrorism Offences


From nascent insurrections to full-blown insurgencies: Why some militant groups engage in sustained armed conflicts, a quantitative approach

Analysis of Low-Tech Terrorism in Western Democracies: Attacks with Vehicles, Blades and Incendiary Devices

Reporting Suspicion in Canada: Insights from the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing

The Experience of Canadian Muslim Civil-society Organization and Activists in Influencing and Shaping Counter-terrorism Legislation and Policy

Broadening our Understanding of Anti-Authority Movements in Canada

Trying to Talk to Terrorists: Ethical and Methodological Challenges in Canada

Research into How Resources are Acquired, Moved and Used to Support Acts of Terrorism

Analyzing the formal and informal roles of women in security and justice in Yemen: Reflections for future considerations

Bridging the National Security Accountability Gap: A Three-Part System to Modernize Canada’s Inadequate Review of National Security

Taking Hoaxes Seriously: Characteristics of Terrorism Hoaxes and their Perpetrators

Policies and Responsibilities for Governing Violent Extremism at Ontario Universities

Traits de personnalité et terrorisme

Personality Traits and Terrorism

Terrorist Babble and the Limits of the Law: Assessing a Prospective Canadian Terrorism Glorification Offence

The Global Fight Against Terror: An Analysis of the Effectiveness of Counter-terrorism Governance

A Systematic Approach to Develop a Computational Framework for Counter-terrorism and Public Safety

The Effectiveness & Effects of Canada’s Integrated National Security Enforcement Teams

Le projet de loi antiterroriste canadien: une sélection sécuritaire

C, B, R, or N: The Influence of Related Industry on Terrorists’ Choice in Unconventional Weapons

TSAS AFFILIATES who focus on Security and Counterterrorism

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